If the Lord ever asks you a question, don’t answer! The teacher never poses a question to build his knowledge, but to enhance yours. Continue reading “The Lord’s Rhetoric”
I often ask the Lord to provoke me. I ask him to not let me get comfortable, but to trouble me with holy things, to spur me onward to greater holiness.
Don’t you want that? Continue reading “The Divine Incursion”
A ‘Mike’ for Christ focuses on purely spiritual and devotional topics. But I would be remiss to imply that current news is not spiritual or doesn’t require the attention of our faith. If anything, what we may never mention should always be interceded for. Continue reading “Kyrie, Eleison”
“We may hang onto God, but we’ll always be trying to fix ourselves, always trying to pay a debt that has already been forgiven. If we don’t realize that the burden has been removed, we’ll continue dealing with the agony and frustration—the guilt—that comes with trying to lift it, never experiencing freedom.”
I want to be close to you…YOU. I’m not talking about God now. We surrender ourselves to him all the time. We need to make sure we love others with the same abandon. Continue reading “Let Me Hear Your Heart”
You awake and sense a room of bright sunlight. You lie in bed for a few more minutes as sleep releases its hold on you and then slowly open your eyes. Only thing is…you can’t see. Continue reading “Helping Others ‘See Straight’”
“Every Christian will surely taste his own sweat and feel the grain in his mouth.”
One of my favorite parts of The Pilgrim’s Progress is the scene with Passion and Patience. Christian arrives at Interpreter’s house where he is given a brief tour. In one room he notices two lads, the elder named Passion, the other Patience.
Continue reading “The Parable of Passion and Patience”